Oak Park

Beware of blackgrass in wildflower mixes

Beware of blackgrass in wildflower mixes

The highly invasive blackgrass weed was found in a commercial wildflower mixture that was grown in an experimental plot in...

May 13, 2021

Tributes paid to ‘exceptionally intelligent scientist’ Dr. John Finnan lost in plane crash

Tributes paid to ‘exceptionally intelligent scientist’ Dr. John Finnan lost in plane crash

Tributes from across the agricultural community are being paid to the late Dr. John Finnan, a senior researcher at Teagasc...

October 8, 2019

New Irish grass variety – Oak Park…what you need to know

New Irish grass variety – Oak Park…what you need to know

Oakpark is the new grass variety on the block and very importantly it is an Irish bred variety – the...

March 5, 2019

Pics: How to identify common grass weeds in your crops

Pics: How to identify common grass weeds in your crops

The key to controlling a grass weed problem is identification, according to Teagasc’s Ciaran Collins. This is important as farmers...

July 10, 2017

‘Timing of fungicide application is becoming more critical’

‘Timing of fungicide application is becoming more critical’

Septoria is the most destructive disease of Irish winter wheat crops and in the absence of commercially-viable, highly-resistant varieties, fungicides will...

July 4, 2017

Study shows scope to exploit faster, lower-cost establishment methods

Study shows scope to exploit faster, lower-cost establishment methods

Oilseed rape (OSR) is traditionally sown in 125mm rows at a seeding rate of 50-80 seeds/m². However, recent interest in...

July 4, 2017

Could variety selection solve Ireland’s septoria problem?

Could variety selection solve Ireland’s septoria problem?

The variety of winter wheat you choose to sow can have an impact on how much disease is going to...

July 1, 2017

Video: Check out all the action from Crops and Cultivation 2017

Video: Check out all the action from Crops and Cultivation 2017

Over 3,000 people attended the Crops and Cultivation open day at Teagasc Oak Park earlier this week. The profitability challenge...

June 30, 2017

Latest research findings to be presented at crops open day

Latest research findings to be presented at crops open day

Teagasc researchers, tillage specialists and advisers will present the latest research findings for a broad range of tillage crops at...

April 22, 2017